EMPLOYMENT FACILITATOR TO GET GOLD COASTERS BACK INTO WORK

With a history of driving sustainable employment outcomes for job seekers, the Gold Coast’s dedicated new Employment Facilitator is prepared for the challenge of steering the city through its post-COVID recovery. Ms Jodi Brackenbury, Executive Manager of Employment Services at Access Community Services, has been contracted in the role, under the Morrison Government’s $62.8 million…

BACKING AUSSIE STARTUPS OWNED AND LED BY WOMEN

Innovative, female-led startups across Australia are being backed by the Morrison Government, with nearly $12 million in support to help them scale up and grow their businesses. The Boosting Female Founders Initiative is supporting 51 female-founded startups that are majority owned and led by women, with grants of between $25,000 and $480,000. Minister for Industry,…

BRIGHT STARS JOIN INSPIRING SUPERSTARS OF STEM

A marine ecologist, space technologist and neuroscientist are among 60 outstanding women in science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) who have been named as the newest Superstars of STEM. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the Superstars of STEM program plays a vital role in raising the profile of remarkable women across…

Research to protect and preserve the Great Barrier Reef

North Queensland’s iconic Great Barrier Reef will be better protected thanks to the Morrison Government’s investment in a $36.3 million research facility near Townsville. In this year’s Budget the Government provided funding to expand the National Sea Simulator (SeaSim), a specially designed facility for climate related coral reef research. Member for Dawson George Christensen said…